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Nectandra turbacensis (laurel amarillo)

Synonyms:

Attributes

Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  91 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.55
Structure [2]  Tree
Height [1]  40 feet (12.3 m)
Width [1]  29 feet (8.9 m)
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 10 Low Temperature: 30 F° (-1.1 C°) → 40 F° (4.4 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Luquillo Biosphere Reserve 8617 Puerto Rico, United States  
Rincón de la Vieja National Park II 35068 Costa Rica  

Predators

Argyrotaenia amatana[5]
Deuterollyta majuscula[5]
Megalopyge krugii[5]
Steatornis caripensis (Oilbird)[6]

Distribution

Caribbean;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database.
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6THE DIET OF THE OILBIRD IN VENEZUELA, Carlos Bosque, Rudyard Ramírez & Domingo Rodríguez, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 6: 67-80, 1995